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    Jambo

    I've always assumed porter bee escapes were the...

    I've always assumed porter bee escapes were the 'normal' method. Only used by amateurs and maniacs though obviously!

    I do like the rhombus ones, so is the consensus that in all but the hottest...

    Jambo Yesterday, 04:08 PM Go to last post
    lindsay s

    Thanks Kitta. Excellent weather here today...

    Thanks Kitta.
    Excellent weather here today sunny, still and 16-17c. Iíve been tidying up a couple of town apiaries and all the hives are busy and pollen is still coming in. The temptation was to...

    lindsay s Yesterday, 12:51 PM Go to last post
    Mellifera Crofter

    todays news

    That was a lucky queen, Lindsay - having escaped being balled and being squashed. I hope she she does well.
    Kitta

    Mellifera Crofter Yesterday, 12:01 AM Go to last post
    lindsay s

    Well I looked at the queen a week later and she...

    Well I looked at the queen a week later and she was moving about quite happily despite the mauling she got last time I saw her. She was still not laying but because I was waiting for some brood to...

    lindsay s 17-09-2019, 08:44 PM Go to last post
    Greenway222

    Busy at the heather

    Well that was a surprise. Hives at the heather and one hive filled a super then the travel screen. Removed comb and new super added. They are north of Tain and with the weather set to improve I'm...

    Greenway222 17-09-2019, 07:34 PM Go to last post